Compound or process ingredients or dyes, according to formulas.
Read work orders to determine production specifications or information.
Mix or blend ingredients by starting machines and mixing for specified times.
Observe production or monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory testing.
Dump or pour specified amounts of materials into machinery or equipment.
Operate or tend machines to mix or blend any of a wide variety of materials, such as spices, dough batter, tobacco, fruit juices, chemicals, livestock feed, food products, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.
Add or mix chemicals or ingredients for processing, using hand tools or other devices.
Stop mixing or blending machines when specified product qualities are obtained and open valves and start pumps to transfer mixtures.
Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually or with hands to ensure conformance to established standards.
Transfer materials, supplies, or products between work areas, using moving equipment or hand tools.
Tend accessory equipment, such as pumps or conveyors, to move materials or ingredients through production processes.
Record operational or production data on specified forms.
Test samples of materials or products to ensure compliance with specifications, using test equipment.
Unload mixtures into containers or onto conveyors for further processing.